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causes of scalp mass

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes but...: You have a right to have a second pathologist's opinion. One fooler may be a cyst that has ruptured and become very inflamed.
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
unusual: That would be an unlikely spot for a lymph node but mother nature doesn't read the books and stranger things have happened. I would trust the report ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ask your doctor: THe mass should have been sent for a micoscopic examination and this is the only way to determine what it was.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Maybe a cyst?: Without an exam i could only suspect you have a cyst, which would be a common thing to have. However, if it is growing it should be examined. Scalp ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdallah Kabbara
23 years experience Pain Management
MRI: A good physical and examination are always a key . Mri is essential to determine to degree of involvement.
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Needs examination: Any mass in any part of the body is a concern. It may be a simple lymph node but your doctor needs to examine this and evaluate further by ultrasound ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Examination needed: A pea sized neck mass in the neck is probably an old lymph node as it hadn't changed in a year. I don't think that it's related to your other symptoms ... Read More
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Dr. Lauren Stegman
27 years experience Radiation Oncology
I : I suggest you make an appointment with the doctor who ordered the pet scan to review the images and adults with him or her. Ctac stands for "attenuat ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Sellar mass: Great wikipedia question or go to uptodate.com Not enough room here to give a too answer. But briefly something in the sellar turcia that should not ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Scalp Pain: See: http://www.livestrong.com/article/155049-what-are-the-causes-of-a-sensitive-painful-scalp/
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Multiple causes: The common causes of dry scalp include seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis. Both conditions can be managed with prescription shampoos and topical ster ... Read More
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